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PBS Video App


Stream your favorite PBS shows, create the perfect watchlist, connect with your local station, and so much more. Let's help you get the app on your device.

Stream 4000+ PBS and local shows on-demand

Stream local Pioneer PBS shows like POSTCARDS, PRAIRIE YARD & GARDEN, YOUR LEGISLATORS, COMPASS, LANDMARKS, GRASSLAND JAM, FUNTIME POLKA and national PBS shows like MASTERPIECE, Poldark, NOVA, Nature, PBS NewsHour, FRONTLINE, and more on your favorite device!


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Sync Your Content Across All Your Devices

Activating your device allows you to:

  • Easily connect with content from Pioneer PBS
  • Access your Watchlist
  • Sync all of your favorite local and national shows across all of your devices
 Download The Video App For Free, And Watch Wherever You May Be
 The PBS Video App is available on multiple streaming platforms. Click on your device logo below to download it:
Need Help Setting Up the PBS Video App On Your Smart TV? Let's get you watching with a step-by step PDF guide.
 Select your device below to get started.

Additional Activation Questions? Perhaps These Will Help You


  • If you’re using an iOS or Android mobile phone or tablet, you don’t need to activate, but you can sign in or sign up with a Facebook, Google, or PBS account inside the app.
  • If you’re using a Roku, Apple TV (tvOS), Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, or Samsung Smart TV, access the PBS website via the link below to activate your streaming device:
Watch even more with PBS Passport
Binge watch shows like Beecham House. Get extended access to 1600+ episodes. Stream anytime — online or on the PBS Video App

Watch Live

Stream Pioneer PBS live through our video portal or through the PBS Video App on Roku. Just click on the "LIVE TV" button. Or via our website at

YouTube TV
Viewers have another way to enjoy the great Pioneer PBS content they love. With YouTube, subscribers will also have access to a rich library of on-demand content from Pioneer PBS

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Need More Help Troubleshooting Your Device?


If you’re having issues with your device, activating Passport, streaming PBS content, or anything else, we’re here to help. Call 800-726-3178 or click the link below for national support.